Illinois Worker Compensation Facts

At The Law Offices of Dworkin & Maciariello, our Chicago Illinois workers compensation attorneys ensure you are aware of the workers compensation laws in Illinois and your work related rights. There are certain things you should do after a work related accident occurs:

As set by Illinois workers compensation law, almost every individual in Chicago, Illinois is protected under this law to get worker compensation benefits if they had an on-the job accident. Workers compensation benefits will be provided for employees (Marine & Federal) by their employer or their insurance company at no cost to employees.

Common work related injuries and illness covered by Illinois workers’ compensation act:

  • Back injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Permanent Disability
  • Permanent Partial Disability
  • Temporary Disability
  • Knee injuries (sprains, acl and meniscus tears)
  • Bone fractures
  • Rotator cuff tears and other shoulder injuries
  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Injuries caused by falling objects
  • Injuries caused by mechanical equipment failure
  • Injuries caused by improper use/placement of support devices (ladders, scaffolds, etc.)
  • Loss of vision
  • Loss of hearing
  • Burns (flame or chemical)
  • Repetitive trauma injuries (Cubital Tunnel)
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Closed-head injuries (post-concussion syndrome, etc.)

By filing a worker compensation claim you may receive benefits like medical treatment, disability payments, death compensation, vocational rehabilitation and more.

At The Law Offices of Dworkin & Maciariello, our Illinois workers compensation attorneys are highly experienced and skilled to offer a competent representation for your workers compensation claim. Our staff will evaluate your case and will take it to trial to get the workers compensation benefits that you need and deserve.

If you have been injured on the job in Chicago, Illinois request a Free Case Evaluation  – Call Toll Free (888) 460-4878.

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